Make a splash with these presentation tips and techniques
Anyone can create a presentation, but it takes more than bullet lists to make an impact. In this power-packed book, you'll learn how to create professional-quality slides that will captivate an audience with photographs, charts, and sophisticated transition and animation effects. You'll also learn how to deliver a first-rate presentation experience to your audience, whether you are speaking live at a podium, delivering content online, or distributing self-running DVDs. In this book, you'll learn how to:
Customize slide layouts, themes, and masters
Integrate charts, photos, clip art, and more
Engage an audience with music and narration
Create handouts and speaker notes
Build custom slide shows with optional hidden content
Save slide shows in digital video format
Broadcast or publish presentations on the Web
Use eye-catching animation effects
Easily apply color correction to photos
Create information-rich graphic objects with SmartArt
What's on the CD-ROM?
Find more than 500 professionally-designed PowerPoint templates and backgrounds that you can use in your own presentations.
See the CD Appendix in the book for details and complete system requirements.
Also in the Book
Four special project labs highlight complete presentations that show a variety of ways to create content. These labs include:
Presenting Content without Bulleted Lists
Adding Sound and Movement to a Presentation
Creating a Menu-Based Navigation System
Creating a Classroom Game
Discover what makes a great presentation
Add eye-popping graphics and multimedia
Make a connection with your audience